MADE-IN-SASKATCHEWAN PARTNERSHIP FOR VENTILATORS

One hundred made-in-Saskatchewan ventilators will soon be available to support the needs of the province’s residents.   This is the result of an innovative Saskatchewan collaboration between the University of Saskatchewan (USask), the Saskatchewan Health Authority (SHA), and RMD Engineering Inc.  These organizations applied subject matter expertise, research and entrepreneurship to pave the way for […]

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GOVERNMENT KEEPS PROMISE TO MAKE AMBULANCE FEES MORE AFFORDABLE FOR SASKATCHEWAN SENIORS

The Government of Saskatchewan is delivering on its commitment to Saskatchewan seniors by significantly reducing ambulance fees from $275 per trip to $135 per trip. As well, there will be no cost to seniors for transfers between health care facilities such as hospitals, various health centres, mental health and addiction centres and special care homes. […]

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TEN PER CENT ECONOMIC RECOVERY REBATE NOW IN EFFECT FOR ALL SASKPOWER CUSTOMERS

Today, the Government of Saskatchewan is fulfilling a commitment made in the 2020 Speech from the Throne by providing all SaskPower customers a 10 per cent rebate on their power bills.  This rebate, known as the Saskatchewan Economic Recovery Rebate, will run from December 1, 2020 to the end of November 2021. “We have a […]

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COVID-19 UPDATE: NEW MEASURES IN EFFECT NOVEMBER 27

COVID-19 transmission rates in Saskatchewan continue to increase, resulting in serious illness and deaths, placing provincial health care resources under increasing strain.  Additional public health measures are being introduced based on the transmission patterns observed in Saskatchewan, providing further guidance to help reduce COVID-19 case numbers over the coming weeks. These additional health measures come […]

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(COVID-19: NEW PUBLIC HEALTH MEASURES IN EFFECT NOVEMBER 19 )

The following measures are in effect as of 12:01am Thursday, November 19, 2020.  They, and all other public health measures, will be in effect until December 17 and then subject to review by the provincial Chief Medical Health Officer. Enforcement of public health orders is permitted under The Public Health Act, 1994.  Mandatory Masking Province-wide While […]

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COVID-19: ADDITIONAL PUBLIC HEALTH MEASURES ANNOUNCED

COVID-19: ADDITIONAL PUBLIC HEALTH MEASURES ANNOUNCED Return to Basics to Prevent Transmission The expansion of mandatory masking in indoor public spaces and a curfew on alcohol sales in licensed establishments will be in effect as of Monday, November 16 for 28 days, then subject to review by Saskatchewan’s chief medical health officer. “New measures announced […]

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Report from the Legislature – November 12, 2020

  After receiving a strong mandate in the provincial election, our government is at work responding to the realities of COVID-19 while managing our economic recovery. While no one can deny 2020 has been a challenging year, there is every reason to be optimistic about the future. Over the past number of months, we have […]

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Report from the Legislature – September 3, 2020

Just recently, we celebrated 115 years since Saskatchewan officially became a province. We can be proud of our province, its place in our country, and all that we have to offer the world. While Saskatchewan has experienced many highs and lows throughout its history, we have always been able to count on the strength and […]

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Report from the Legislature – August 20, 2020

As summer starts to wind down, students, teachers and school staff are preparing to get back to the classroom.  Of course, the COVID-19 pandemic has ensured that the coming school year will be unlike any other. The Government of Saskatchewan, alongside our Chief Medical Health Officer and education officials, is focused on providing more information, […]

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SAFE SCHOOLS PLAN: MORE RESOURCES, MORE INFORMATION, MORE TIME AND MORE TESTING

Today, the government announced it will be providing more resources, more information, more time and more testing to ensure a safe return to school.   “Over the past few weeks, our government has been listening to concerns about our students returning to school while we are still managing our way through the COVID-19 pandemic,” Premier […]

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